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Q & A: What is the Status of my Backup and Sync Windows Service?

  I’m trialing your product for running Google Backup and Sync as a service. Is there any way to see what is the update status? All I see is the option to click the info and see how long the service … Continue reading

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Q & A: How do I Prevent Multiple Alpha Application Servers from Running?

  I am using AlwaysUp to control my Alpha Anywhere Application Server. I have noticed that if I go to Task Manager that I would sometimes have more than one instance of AlphaFive running under processes. Would you perhaps have any … Continue reading

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Q & A: How do I Make AlwaysUp Babysit my “Leaky” VB6 Program?

  Our old VB6 program leaks memory on every request and it can fail or crash multiple times a day. We need to re-write it but we don’t have budget right now so I’m looking at AlwaysUp to run it all … Continue reading

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Q & A: How do I Restart my Application/Service Regularly from AlwaysUp?

  We are currently using AlwaysUp with several executable instances. We need to have these restarted daily due to memory leaks from the application. I don’t see a scheduling restart option in AlwaysUp. I think this could be done through a … Continue reading

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Q & A: Can my CAE/Visio Application Run Properly as a Windows Service?

  I must run a Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) application as a service but it doesn’t work with AlwaysUp. I guess that Visio is the problem because the startup phase of the tool runs up to the Visio initialization (via COM) … Continue reading

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Q & A: How do I get AlwaysUp to run Java.exe in the PATH?

  I run a Java program EchoLink Proxy as part of Ham Radio networking. A routine update replaced the Java folder with its new version number thus my AlwaysUp Application field to run the program needed manual edit from: C:\Program Files … Continue reading

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Q & A: My VB6 App Doesn’t Refresh in Session 0 — Help!

  We have a VB6 application we’re running as a service in AlwaysUp on Windows Server 2012 R2. When we run the application outside of AlwaysUp, the form refreshes fine. When we run the application in AlwaysUp, it can sometimes take … Continue reading

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Q & A: How can I see my Java Console Window when Running as a Service with AlwaysUp?

  I am running a Java application as a windows service with AlwaysUp. My JAR starts up fine and seems to be working as expected but I can’t see the Java console window to make sure that there are no errors. … Continue reading

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Q & A: Why is AlwaysUp Reporting the Wrong CPU and Memory for Backup and Sync?

  I am using AlwaysUp for Google Backup and Sync as a windows service. My files are syncing but in checking the processes on the server, Backup and Sync is showing 30% CPU usage and 688 MB memory. Yet AlwaysUp in … Continue reading

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